UPS Canada announced Monday the opening of a 200,000-square-foot healthcare distribution facility at its Burlington, Ontario, campus.
The new addition provides healthcare companies and pharmaceutical manufacturers increased access to a total 600,000 square-feet worth of temperature- and humidity-controlled environments to keep optimal storage conditions.
The Burlington warehouse is one of several North American expansions including developments in Louisville, Ky., Mira Loma, Calif., Atlanta and Reno, Nev. UPS operates more than 6.4 million square feet of dedicated healthcare space. In Canada, the UPS network spans 11 facilities.
"UPS has made healthcare a strategic priority, and in Canada, this investment in both the new healthcare space as well as the large cold-chain chamber represents our commitment to driving innovation in healthcare logistics," said Kevin McConnell, vice president Canada Distribution, UPS Supply Chain Solutions.